This update of vpnc fixes a flaw in the
modify_resolvconf_suse script that could potentially allow remote attackers to inject commands through specially crafted DNS domains. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.
SUSE Security Update: Security update for vpnc ______________________________________________________________________________ Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2011:0979-1 Rating: important References: #651577 #708656 Cross-References: CVE-2011-2660 Affected Products: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 ______________________________________________________________________________ An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available. Description: This update of vpnc fixes a flaw in the modify_resolvconf_suse script that could potentially allow remote attackers to inject commands through specially crafted DNS domains (CVE-2011-2660). Also a rekeying during reconnect was improved. Security Issue reference: * CVE-2011-2660 <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2660 Indications: Please install this update. Patch Instructions: To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1: zypper in -t patch sledsp1-vpnc-5027 To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch". Package List: - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64): vpnc-0.5.1-55.10.1 References: http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2660.html https://bugzilla.novell.com/651577 https://bugzilla.novell.com/708656 http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=6492485ec672451add947d43aec02a1b